VIGNA “Castel Ringberg” on the Alto Adige Wine Road is the most important property of the renowned Elena Walch wine estate and is the origin of some of the most awarded wines of Italy. In the midst of about 20 hectares of vineyards with a view of Lake Caldaro lies the romantic little Castel Ringberg castle, built in 1620 by the Habsburg dynasty. Today, the wines mature in the barrique cellar of the castle after the grapes have been vinified at the Elena Walch headquarters in Tramin.
Castel Ringberg is open for visitors; its charming atmosphere is the setting for wine sales, a small wine tavern and guided tours through the surrounding vineyards ending with a wine tasting. Enjoy this idyllic manor surrounded by nature and discover the estate wines. The Elena Walch team looks forward to your visit!
San Giuseppe al Lago, 1 39052 Caldaro sulla Strada del Vino, Alto Adige Italy
Easter – End of October, 10am to 6pm, closed Tuesdays
Guided vineyard tours: Every Monday and Friday at 10.30am (May to the end of October)
+39 0471 960 010
+39 0471 860 172 www.elenawalch.com
For your enjoyment, as a gift or as a remembrance of your holiday: in the wine shop at Castel Ringberg you receive competent advice on your wine purchases.
The name Elena Walch stands for best quality and sustainable production in a family wine estate rich in tradition. Promoting quality and innovation, Elena Walch stood at the forefront of the quality revolution in Alto Adige and has reaped local and international esteem for her achievements. Today, the wine estate still sets standards in terroir-oriented thinking and innovative cellar technology in Alto Adige.
Detailed information about the wines of Elena Walch can be found here.
Open from Easter to the end of October, 10am to 6pm, closed Tuesdays
OSTARIA AL CASTELLO
The estate tavern with the panoramic view from its large terrace is worth a trip. Enjoy the wide range of Elena Walch wines while gazing at the scenic view of Lake Caldaro. The wines can be accompanied by cold regional delicacies – chosen specialties from Alto Adige to pair with your wine choice. After a guided vineyard tour, it is the ideal place to experience, in a glass, the vineyards you just visited.
Open from Easter to the end of October, 11.30am to 6pm, closed Tuesdays
GUIDED VINEYARD TOUR WITH WINE TASTING
In the summer, short hikes through the vineyards surrounding VIGNA Castel Ringberg are offered. Find out all about vineyard care dedicated to sustainability. The walk comes to a relaxing end with a tasting of four wines on the large terrace of the castle.
Lasts 2 hours; 20.00 € / person, sturdy shoes required.
The vineyard tour takes place from May to the end of October every Monday and Wednesday at 10.30am in good weather conditions.
Reservation necessary: email@example.com or +39 0471 860172
Meeting Point: Wine Shop Castel Ringberg, San Giuseppe al Lago 1, 39052 Caldaro
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Please find here some impressions: Castel Ringberg – A summer evening
The impressive Mendola mountains in the background and the dreamy view of the lake make this a unique setting for unforgettable company celebrations, weddings and conferences. Castel Ringberg, with its historical walls, is a special venue with a story that is rich in history. It can be rented for a few exclusive events each year. The castle was completely renovated in 2015 and includes two charming “Stuben” (traditional dining rooms) and a light-filled banqueting hall complete with a brand-new, fully equipped catering kitchen and a barrique cellar. The ample panorama terrace with its view of the lake, the castle garden or the picturesque vineyards supply the perfect backdrops for striking photos.
We are glad to answer any further questions. Please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at +39 0471860172 for conditions and prices.
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